Up to £26500 per annum



About the organisation

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Job Description

Product Development Officer
Location: London
35 Hours per week
Contract type: Two roles - 1x Permanent and 1x Fixed Term Contract until 27/08/2019
Salary: GBP 26,500 per annum, Including London weighting

Could you create insight-led products that inspire people to donate vital funds to help people in crisis?

We are looking for two Product Development Officers to join our Fundraising Innovation team. One role is permanent and the other is a fixed term contract until 27 August 2019. In this role you will support and / or lead on the creation and implementation of new products as well as developing products within our current portfolio.

You will be involved in conducting audience research and running idea generation workshops, constantly looking to find new, creative, and innovative ways in which we can make improvements to both our products and our approach.

Meet the team
Fundraising Innovation is part of the wider innovation strategy across the British Red Cross. You will be part of an innovation culture that will help shape, adapt and help the organisation to grow in the ever changing, fast paced world we live in.

This role might be for you if
You've got strong business acumen, balancing an appetite for change with an understanding of commercial viability and feasibility.

You're creative, innovative, and driven - you've got a proven record of innovation, marketing, new product / service development, or delivering customer-focussed propositions in a range of contexts

You're a great communicator - whether it's relationship-building, negotiation, communication, or presentation and influencing skills

You're a people person - you've got a good sense of humour and can listen generously

Closing date for applications is 23:59, on Sunday 7th October 2018.

Interviews will be held, week commencing Monday 15th October 2018.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday pro rata (including Bank Holidays)

  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave

  • Up to 6% contributory pension

  • Flexible working policy

A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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